Guna Raj is the founder of Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management Partners’ Alliance (MHM PA) in Nepal and has been its National Convener since 2017. He has been playing an instrumental role for menstrual movement and establishing dignified menstruation as a key agenda of the government, development partners, non-governmental and private sector in Nepal. He is a senior WASH professional and has worked with National Planning Commission, World Bank, CARE International, Water Aid, UNICEF, UNDP, WSSCC, PWC, and currently with Mott MacDonald as a Senior Project Manager. He is a Civil Engineer and Social Scientist by academics.
Ms. Prapti Gautam is a public health enthusiast with over three years of experience. She holds a Master's degree in Public Health from Tribhuvan University and a Master of Science in Health Research Program from Bournemouth University, UK. Ms. Gautam is passionate about improving menstrual health and hygiene practices, especially for adolescent girls and women in Nepal. Her goal is to help break taboos around menstruation and empower women and girls to manage their menstrual health safely, hygienically and with dignity.